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Amigurumi Pig
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 70589AD One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this little piglet is sure to be a favorite. As seen in Martha Stewart Living, January 2010.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
4 in. (10 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN: knit.1


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-101 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pink

Light pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-142 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rose

Vibrant purple-pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:
Pig is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.
Rnds 8-17: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Following package directions, attach safety eyes.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.

Stuff piece.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 23: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly.

Knot to secure.



Tail
Join B at back of Body, ch 9.


Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch to end.
Fasten off.



LEGS (make 4)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3-5: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * once more - 6 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * once more - 8 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * once more - 10 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * once more - 12 sc.
Fasten off.



NOSE
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Stuff Legs and sew to Body.

Sew Nose to face.

Fold each Ear in half and sew to Head.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
Pm = place marker
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
wyif = with yarn in front
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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